Kevin Kuharic lives in Georgetown, Colorado and works for The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Colorado. He fundraises, manages projects, monitors compliance with historic preservation standards, and promotes history through tourism. He began his historic preservation career in 1989 at Oakland Cemetery (Atlanta, GA). His professional accomplishments have been acknowledged by four Atlanta mayors. His contributions to the field of cemetery preservation were honored by the Atlanta Urban Design Commission when they named him recipient of the Jenny D. Thurston Award for an Outstanding Preservation Professional (2002); his sensitive, thorough, and systematic repair of Oakland Cemetery after the March 2008 Atlanta tornado was recognized with an Award of Excellence for an Individual (2010). Currently, he serves as director of the Hotel de Paris Museum, a National Trust Historic Site located in the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District.